Boston Bruins Clinch Eastern Conference Title With 5-2 Win Over Flyers

You can add Eastern Conference regular season champions to the Boston Bruins' growing list of accomplishments for the 2013-14 season. Johnny Boychuk, Milan Lucic, and Chris Kelly all scored in the final six minutes of a great afternoon matchup between two playoff-bound teams, as the Bruins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 in Boston to clinch the top seed in the Eastern Conference...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

North Street Grille, Ticos Among Johnny Boychuck’s Best Boston Restaurants (Video)

Having played with the Boston Bruins organization since 2008, defenseman Johnny Boychuk knows his way around Boston bars and restaurants. Whether it’s drinks at Five Horses Tavern or a full-course meal out on the town, Johnny Rocket spends his time off the ice enjoying the many dining experiences that Beantown has to offer. He opts for Maggiano’s or Dominos for some classic...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Gets Hit From Behind, Tells Tomas Jurco “I’m Gonna F*cking Kill You”

This hit from Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Jurco was highly questionable and Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk took exception to it. Once he finally caught up with Jurco, it looks like he told him “I’m gonna f*cking kill you.” Nothing ever happened between the two afterwards, but I’m guessing Boychuk won’t forget this hit anytime soon. [@myregularface] The post...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins D-man spot up for grabs before postseason

With seven games remaining, the only real lineup spot up for playoff grabs with the Boston Bruins is one of the six places on the B’s defenseman corps. When the Bruins dealt for Andrej Meszaros at the beginning of March, they brought on board a veteran seventh defenseman to compete for one of the top six spots along with Zdeno Chara, Johnny Boychuk and the four young blueliners...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Johnny Boychuk Returns; Torey Krug Scratched For Bruins

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk is back. Boychuk will return to the Bruins’ lineup on Saturday night as Boston puts its 11-game winning streak on the line in Arizona against the Phoenix Coyotes. Boychuk missed three games this week and hasn’t played since March 15 after suffering a lower-body injury in a win over the Carolina Hurricanes. To make room for Boychuk in the...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Johnny Boychuk Still Out As Bruins Take On Colorado

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk is close to making a return, but he’s not there quite yet apparently. Boston head coach Claude Julien wouldn’t rule out the possibility Friday afternoon that Boychuk could return against the Colorado Avalanche. However, Boychuk’s lower-body injury will keep him out at least one more game. Boychuk won’t be in the lineup as the B’s...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Resumes Skating, Status For Avalanche Game Uncertain (Video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk skated Thursday for the first time since he suffered a lower-body injury during his team’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes on March 15. Boychuk’s status for Friday night’s game against the Colorado Avalanche is uncertain at this point. Check out the video above for a report on the Bruins from Denver.Filed under: Boston Bruins, Boston...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Returns To Bruins Practice In Colorado

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk was on the ice Thursday afternoon in Denver for the team’s optional practice, which means he could be nearing a return to game action. Thursday marked the first time Boychuk has practiced since suffering a lower-body injury on Saturday against Carolina. After initially saying he was OK following that game, Boychuk ended up missing games Monday...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins' Johnny Boychuk to miss second straight game

Johnny Rocket has been scrubbed from one mission, and perhaps will be grounded for another on Tuesday.  But don't count him out for very long.Boston Bruins' defenseman Johnny Boychuk left Saturday's afternoon matinee after being guided into the end boards by the Hurricane's Patrick Dwyer - blades first - striking awkwardly, then lay prone on the ice while absorbing...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Johnny Boychuk Out; Andrej Meszaros In For Bruins Against Wild

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk appeared to avoid a major scare Saturday afternoon against the Carolina Hurricanes. He did not come away unscathed, though. Boychuk insisted that he was OK after crashing feet-first into the boards and then blocking a shot in the Bruins’ win over Carolina, but those plays eventually caught up to him. The Boston blueliner was ruled out...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Driven To Laughter By Pain, But Feels OK After Rough Sequence

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk is kind of a psycho, but in the very best possible way. The Boston blueliner is one of the toughest players in the NHL, and he proved that again Saturday afternoon against the Carolina Hurricanes. He went spilling into the boards in the middle of the third period, and the awkward fall put Boychuk in a very scary position. Both legs got...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Takes Beating On Consecutive Shifts, Somehow Comes Back On Ice (Video)

Johnny Boychuk was an absolute warrior Saturday afternoon against the Hurricanes. Midway through the third period, the Boston Bruins defenseman went crashing into the boards and needed to be helped off the ice as he favored his right leg. It was widely assumed his day was over, but on the very next shift, Boychuk hopped back onto the ice. Unfortunately it just wasn’t his day, though...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk ‘Could Feel The Energy’ After Disallowed Goal (Video)

Just two minutes after Patrice Bergeron’s stuff attempt to tie the score at 3 was disallowed, Johnny Boychuk made up for the call, ensuring there was no doubt about his third-period goal. Reilly Smith scored the lone shootout goal in the seventh round to propel the Bruins past the Lightning 4-3, but Boychuk said it was the no-goal call that proved to be the difference for the B’s...
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

B’s Beat: Johnny Boychuk Is Having A Career Year

You may not have noticed, but Bruins’ defenseman Johnny Boychuk is having the best season of both his B’s and NHL career. It’s easy to overlook the big hitting defenseman for one of his counterparts. Guys like Torey Krug, Dougie Hamilton, Kevan Miller, and Matt Bartkowski may draw more attention due to interest in their development, and Zdeno Chara is one of the league’s...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Awesome Game, Not So Awesome Ending. BRUINS LOSE.

Why are Bruins-Blues games so magically delicious? Please, PLEASE let them meet in the playoffs. Seven games of this would be ridiculously good. Sure the Bruins lost, but what a great game. Gutsy performance by the Bruins too. Johnny Boychuk, according to Jack Edwards, had played more games than the rest of the Boston D-Men that were playing COMBINED. The young guys made their...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

B's young defensemen on display in Chara's absence

Johnny Boychuk walked through the Bruins dressing room on Wednesday afternoon asking teammates and media to “get me my cane” as he stalked off from a post-practice shower. It wasn’t in reference to any general body soreness or pain after throwing his weight around against the Canucks on Tuesday night, but instead about his role as the veteran leader of the B’s defensemen...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Demolishes Canucks’ David Booth With Huge Hit (Video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk was a one-man wrecking crew Wednesday night, throwing his body around as the Bruins easily dispatched the Vancouver Canucks 3-1. Boychuk’s biggest hit of the night came just before the end of the second period, when he sent Canucks winger David Booth flying with a crushing blow along the side boards. Boychuk’s influence wasn’t limited...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk's Physical Play Leads Boston Bruins to 3-1 Win

With Zdeno Chara scheduled to miss the next two games for the Boston Bruins as he carries the flag for Slovakia at the Winter Olympics, someone on the B's will have to step up to fill the void.  On Tuesday night, Johnny Boychuk showed he's capable of that task. Boychuk had an assist and set the tone with some bruising hits against the visiting Vancouver Canucks, as the Bruins...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk, Jarome Iginla’s Strong Forechecking Leads To Scoring Chances (Video)

The score might not reflect it, but the Boston Bruins absolutely dominated play during the first period against the New York Islanders. The Bruins outshot and outhustled the Isles during the first period and they created a plethora of scoring chances because of their effort. The B’s forecheck especially generated some chances, but the Bruins couldn’t capitalize on most of them...
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video Replay: Boychuk's Monster hit sends Van Riemsdyk's glove into the crowd

     Johnny Boychuk is known for a couple things. We're all aware of the "Johnny Rocket", Boychuk's monster of a shot. Well, last night in his return (after the birth of his two twin daughters), Johnny Boychuk had one of the largest (and most unique) hits we've seen thus far.     Check out the video below to see Boychuk unload on James Van Riemsdyk, sending...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Sends James van Riemsdyk’s Glove Flying Into Stands After Mammoth Hit (Video)

Welcome back, Johnny Boychuk. After returning to Boston to see the birth of his twin daughters during the the last leg of the Bruins’ West Coast road trip, the tough defenseman came away with the play of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Boychuk unleashed the hit to end all hits on James van Riemsdyk late in the third period. Boychuk’s hip check rocked the Leafs forward...
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Appreciative of Bruins’ Family-First Ways After Returning to See Birth of Twins

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk may have been just a little bit tired at work on Monday morning, but he also couldn’t be happier. Boychuk and his wife saw a joyous end to a weekend of labor early Monday morning when they welcomed twin daughters into the world. The Boston blue liner left the team toward the end of its three-game road trip late last week to...
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Returns to Bruins Practice Hours After Wife Gives Birth to Twin Daughters

Monday was an off day for the Boston Bruins, but it was a busy one for defenseman Johnny Boychuk. Boychuk, who flew back to Boston before Saturday’s win over the San Jose Sharks, and his wife welcomed twin daughters into the world in the early hours of Monday morning. There was no time to rest for the blueliner, though, as he drove straight from the hospital to Ristuccia Arena...
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Returning to Boston for Personal Reasons

The Bruins can’t really afford to lose any defensemen right now, but some things are bigger than hockey. That appears to be the case for Boston D-man Johnny Boychuk. The B’s announced Friday afternoon that Boychuk is heading back to Boston from San Jose for personal reasons. The personal reasons for Boychuk’s return to Boston aren’t officially known, but his wife is pregnant...
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Skates For First Time Since Injury, Status for Bruins-Flames Uncertain (Video)

Johnny Boychuk skated with his Bruins teammates on Monday as the club prepares to take on the Flames, but the veteran defenseman’s status for Tuesday’s game is uncertain. Boychuk suffered a back injury in the first period of the Bruins’ game against the Canadiens last Thursday, and it has kept him out of the lineup for two games. We will know more about his status after Tuesday’s...
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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